Apr 23, 2016

The adventures of Don Quixote (II) 

Acción Cultural Española, AC/E

"—Alas! —exclaimed the niece at this—; may I die if my master does not want to turn knight-errant again! To which Don Quixote replied:  —A knight-errant I shall die..." (Don Quixote II,1). Focused on the work of Miguel de Cervantes on the occasion of the recognition of four centuries since the publication of the second part of Don Quixote, in 1615 and commemorating Cervantes' death in 1616.

The Third Sally
"—Did I not tell thee, Sancho, there would be squires enough and to spare for me? See now who offers to become one; no less than the illustrious bachelor Sansón Carrasco... —I do deign —said Sancho, deeply moved and with tears in his eyes...". For the third outing, the bachelor Sansón Carrasco offers to accompany as squire Don Quixote, but in the end it is Sancho who accompanies him.

The enchantment of Dulcinea, or how Sancho pretends that three peasant girls on asses are Dulcinea, the lady of Don Quixote's heart, and two maidens who accompany them. (Don Quixote II,10)

Of the strange adventure which the valiant Don Quixote had with the car or cart of "the Cortes of Death". (Don Quixote II,11)

The strange adventure which the valiant Don Quixote had with the brave Knight of the Mirrors, which he vanquished in combat, discovering that it is in reality the bachelor Sansón Carrasco. (Don Quixote II,12-15)

The happily ending adventure of the lion that confronts Don Quixote, in which the lion turns his back on Don Quixote and returns to sleep. (Don Quixote II,17)

The grand adventure of the cave of Montesinos in the heart of La Mancha, and how Don Quixote narrates the apparitions that took place there afterwards. (Don Quixote II,22-23)

The braying adventure, narrating the story of two governors who go braying through the woods in search of a lost donkey. (Don Quixote II,25)

The adventure of the altarpiece of Master Pedro, in which Don Quixote, imagining that everything is true, tries to free Melisendra from the Moorish puppet armies. (Don Quixote II,26)

Of the famous adventure of the enchanted bark, and how some millers save Don Quixote and Sancho from being ground up by the mills. (Don Quixote I,29)

Of Don Quixote's adventure with a fair huntress who turns out to be a Duchess. (Don Quixote II,30)

The famous adventure of the Countess Trifaldi (the Distressed Duenna) and the bearded landladies. One of the most famous jokes played on Don Quixote in the palace of the Dukes. (Don Quixote II,39)

Of the arrival of Clavileño, the winged horse, which brings to an end the adventure of the Distressed Duenna. (Don Quixote II,41)

The adventure of the loves of the enamoured Altisidora and the terrible bell and cat fright. (Don Quixote II,46)

The nocturnal appearance of Doña Rodriguez, and how Don Quixote thinks she's a witch. (Don Quixote II,48)

Of the monumental and singular battle taking place between Don Quixote de la Mancha and Tosilos the lackey, ending in a promise of marriage to the daughter of Doña Rodriguez. (Don Quixote II, 56)

Don Quixote falls into the net of a group of pseudo shepherdesses, a new joke at the expense of our poor gentleman. (Don Quixote II,58)

The adventures of the fierce bulls. (Don Quixote II,58)

The encounter with Roque Guinart and the highwaymen on the road to Barcelona. (Don Quixote II,60)

The adventure of the enchanted head, the automaton that predicts the future. (Don Quixote II,62)

The adventure which causes Don Quixote the most unhappiness: he is defeated by the Knight of the White Moon and is forced to promise to lay down his arms and to give up seeking new adventures. (Don Quixote II,64)

A new adventure for Don Quixote: the spurious death and resurrection of Altisidora. (Don Quixote II,69)

The end of everything: how Don Quixote fell ill, reneged on his adventures and died. (Don Quixote II,64)

Instituto Universitario de Investigación Miguel de Cervantes
Credits: Story

Comisarios de la exposición:
Carlos Alvar y Elisa Borsari

Rosario Delgado Suárez, Margarita Paz Torres, Rachel Peled Cuartas, Ronda Vázquez Martí y María Jaén Castaño.

Organizado por:
Instituto Universitario de Investigación "Miguel de Cervantes" (UAH)

Actividad que se inserta dentro del proyecto I+D+i del Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad:
DHuMAR. Digital Humanities, Middle Ages & Renaissance. 1. Poetry 2. Translation (FFI2013-44286-P)

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